change of scenery

[ cheynjuhv see-nuh-ree ]
/ ˈtʃeɪndʒ əv ˈsi nə ri /

noun

a shift, usually temporary, from one’s ordinary surroundings to somewhere desirably different, as a shift from one’s daily routine in an office to a week’s vacation at the seashore: He’s been fly fishing every weekend since his doctor told him he needs a change of scenery.

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Origin of change of scenery

First recorded in 1740–45
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